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Problems after installing SSD

by robbedmushroom / November 22, 2014 5:58 PM PST

I upgraded my PC with a kingston hyperx 3k ssd 120gb and I am using it as a boot drive.
It works fine, but now if I try to install a program onto the SSD or HDD the instillation can take over a hour. Even for old games like Simscity 3000.

Motherboard:
ASRock A75M-HVD
PSU: 600Watt ACE ATX
RAM: 4gb
Graphics: AMD Readon HD 5500
SSD: Kingston Hyperx 3k 120GB
HDD: 500GB (not sure of the make but I can find out if needed)
External HDD: Seagate GoFlex 1TB
Also have a DVD and a Blu-ray drive

Any help is appreciated

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Very strange.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 22, 2014 6:45 PM PST

It should be much faster if you install on the SSD, and an unnoticeable ittle bit faster if you install it on the HDD.

Kees

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by robbedmushroom / November 22, 2014 8:15 PM PST
In reply to: Very strange.

That was the hope in installing an SSD. I can transfer data from one drive to another quicker now and games which are installed on there do start quicker its just installing them.

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